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Auxin boost for cotton

Nature Biotechnology volume 29, pages 407409 (2011) | Download Citation

Increasing auxin levels at the right time and place during ovule and fiber development improves the yield and quality of cotton fibers.

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  1. Z. Jeffrey Chen and Xueying Guan are in the Section of Molecular Cell and Developmental Biology, Center for Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, and Institute for Cellular and Molecular Biology, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, USA.

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